THE STUDENT COUNCIL FOR EXCEPTIONAL CHILDREN

Ohio University Chapter 173, Athens Ohio

 

 

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

 

1.  BECOME A NATIONAL SCEC MEMBER:

**This is required to be considered aSCEC member**

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR NATIONAL STUDENT MEMBERSHIP:

    Be afull-time college or university student OR

    Be a part-timestudent not engaged in full-time employment as a

certified professional in the educationprofession

 

3 WAYS TO OBTAIN A NATIONALMEMBERSHIP FORM:

    From theexecutive board members at the chapter meetings

    From the SCECbulletin board on the first floor of McCracken Hall

    Apply onlineat https://www.cec.sped.org/mb/appcs.html

 

BENEFITS OF NATIONALSTUDENT MEMBERSHIP:

     Information Resources

 

o       CECs website provides members exclusiveaccess to discussion forums and chat lines on hot topics

o       Custom Computer Searches on the ERIC andExceptional Child Education Resources Database

o       Member discounts on Professional Books,Fact Sheets, Pamphlets, Mini-Library Editions, and Research Summaries

o       Membership opportunities in any of CECs 17interest divisions

 

     Networking: Meet leaders in the field of SpecialEducation

 

    MemberServices: Group rates onProfessional Liability and Health Insurance Plans, Tax-Deferred Annuity, CDs, CarRental, Retirement Planning, Money Market Programs, and CEC Credit CardEligibility

 

     Learn about new graduate programs andtravel opportunities

 

     CECs Job Bank: CECs Career Connections is the only jobbank on the Internet devoted exclusively to special education students andprofessionals. The programs include:

 

o       Internet Job Posting Service

o       Resume Referral Service

o       Consultant, Trainer, and Expert WitnessDirectory

 

    Receivejournals and newsletters on the latest ideas and solutions to everydayclassroom problems. Some include:

 

o       CEC Today the newsletter that provides news onspecial education at the local, state/provincial, national, and internationallevels

o       Teaching Exceptional Children CECs skill-oriented journal for practitionerskeeps you up-to-date on the latest proven teaching methods and ideas; Sixissues per year

o       Exceptional Children The research journal for special educationprofessionals. Comprehensive, thoroughly researched, in-depth articles aboutthe development and education of exceptional children; four editions annually

 

     Much more! A full list of benefits isavailable online at

http://www.cec.sped.org/mb/benefits.html

 

 

2.    BECOME AN ACTIVECHAPTER MEMBER:

 

ELIGIBILITY FORACTIVE CHAPTER MEMBERSHIP:

     Currently anational SCEC member

     Currentlyenrolled as an Ohio University undergraduate or graduate student on Athenscampus

     All majorswelcome!!!

 

HOW TO GET CHAPTER INFORMATION:

     Contact one of theexecutive members

     Attend the weeklymeetings, Mondays at 7:30pm in McCracken 303

     Visit the SCECbulletin board on the first floor of McCracken Hall

 

BENEFITS OF BECOMING ANACTIVE CHAPTER MEMBER:

     Meet new friends

     Interact withstudents, faculty, other professionals, and individuals in the community

     Improveleadership, organizational, and communication abilities

     Receive quarterlySCEC Newsletter

     Enhance yourresume and portfolio:

 

o      Serve as a committee chair or committee member:

       Social

       Fundraising

       Community Service

       Publicity

o      Assist editor with quarterly SCEC Newsletter

o      Assist Webmaster with website

o      Serve as an executive board member

 

     Receive quarterlyinvolvement certificates

     Become eligiblefor Contests, Awards, and Scholarships

     Receiverecognition in the quarterly newsletter

 

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Last Revised By: Christine Jackson 09/22/01